Patient Care Assistant
Full-Time Night Shift
Excellent Pay and Benefits Package available!
BLS upon hire.
**6+months hospital or patient care experience required**
Functions as a direct patient caregiver performing tasks to assist registered nurses. Performs hands-on care, assistance with ADL's and specified technical tasks for a group of patients under the supervision of the Team Leader.
The Medical Unit is a fast paced 46-bed unit that hosts a wide variety of patients. Our team mix includes RNs, LPNs and CNA/PCAs. A typical nurse assignment would include Patient Assessment, Medication Administration, Plan of Care, Blood Administration, Wound Care and Assisting Physicians with bedside procedures all while working with the complete team to provide comprehensive care to our patients.
Minimum Experience: 6+ months of hospital or patient care experience required. Medical terminology a plus. Must be able to operate computer and possess excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to read with comprehension, write legibly, and perform basic arithmetic computation. Must have understanding and knowledge of patient care which may be appropriately delegated to nursing assistants.
Minimum Education: None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.
Licensure Requirements: None